Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is home to sea fanua and flora and some tropical ilands. It is 2000 meters long and 180 meters deep in some places.You can see it from outter space ,It's also the size of texes.It is 5000,00 old . It became a world heritage in 1981.They also made a marien park in 1976.The coral mostly covers the great barrier reef about 2000 kilometers, It is made of little sea animals called polyops.
All coral in Great Barrier Reef covers the ocean floor 0.17%. And the reefs builds atolls, the reason we have coral in Great Barrier Reef so the fauna and flora can have a home and so the can breath.The coral reefs and other plants treats is the crown of thorns star fish . It attacks other plants and all of them could die because of it. There is 300-350 plants.
soft coral makes a good home for sea life.And be good camouflage for animals to.
Tiny algae lives on the flesh of the hard coral and it will also provides energy for it. The coral eats them to live
Sponges is like a salt water pump to provide oxigein for for fish.
The starfish loves hard coral and eats tiny sea animals.It has little sticky cups at the bottom of the legs and arms.
sharks are predators to fish but that is part of the food chamber.sharks have over 1000 teeth
fish live in coral.There can be different kinds of fish and different breeds of fish.
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